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Sand Creek

(credit: suncor.com)

Denver Energy Company Fined For Air Quality Violations

A Colorado energy company has agreed to pay more than $2 million in fines for air quality violations.

04/02/2012

Crews making the trench near Sand Creek (credit: CBS)

Spill Near Suncor Oil Refinery May Have Started A Year Ago

CBS4 has learned the spill near the Suncor oil refinery may have started a year ago, not in late November as first reported.

02/07/2012

Copter4 flew over the Suncor spill area in November 2011. (credit: CBS)

Health Department Tests Blood Of 500 Suncor Oil Refinery Employees

The Colorado Department of Health has tested the blood of all 500 workers at the Suncor Oil Refinery in Commerce City.

01/06/2012

An image of the cleanup effort in Sand Creek (credit: CBS)

Suncor Refinery Warned To Stop Using Tap Water

The Colorado Department of Health is warning the Suncor Oil Refinery in Commerce City to stop using its tap water.

12/30/2011

Crews making the trench near Sand Creek (credit: CBS)

More Progess Made In Effort To Clean Up Sand Creek Spill

There has been more progress in the cleanup from the oily mess in Commerce City.

12/06/2011

Copter4 flew over the Suncor spill area in November 2011. (credit: CBS)

EPA Says Colorado Refinery Contamination Declining

Federal officials said Friday that initial water quality tests show levels of toxic chemicals are declining after a gasoline-like substance was detected seeping into a creek from a Denver-area refinery, but environmentalists said even one barrel of the toxic brew is too much.

12/02/2011

An image of the cleanup effort in Sand Creek (credit: CBS)

Suncor Ordered To Test Air In Wastewater Plant

State health officials on Thursday ordered Suncor Energy to immediately begin testing the air inside the Denver Metro Wastewater Treatment Plant to ensure worker safety near where a gasoline-like substance from the company’s refinery was detected seeping into Sand Creek earlier this week.

12/02/2011

The spill in Sand Creek (credit: CBS)

Fisherman: Response To Sand Creek Oil Spill A ‘Failure’

Suncor Energy says the spill of oily material flowing into Sand Creek has been contained.

11/30/2011

(credit: CBS)

Oily Muck Spills Into Creek Near South Platte River

Crews from Suncor Energy are continuing to work to clean up an oily mess that came close to the South Platte River.

11/29/2011

Abraham Vazquez (credit: CBS)

Aurora Teen’s Death After Creek Rescue Called Tragic

A teenager who was pulled out of a fast-moving creek in Aurora has died.

07/16/2011

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